Storytelling Helps Young Minds Grow

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Whether you use your hands, props or just your own creativity, storytelling is a great way to bond with your kids and get their imagination going.

  • Stories help young children develop their imagination.
  • Storytelling helps kids understand the world around them: Children relate elements from stories to things in real life and vice versa.
  • Storytelling is a great bonding opportunity between children and parents, teachers or relatives.
  • Simple storytelling can help get child’s attention when he is unmanageable or needs distraction in a public place.

Story time should become a fun part of bedtime or any time you set aside. It’s also a great way to hold the attention of bored little ones on long trips. It will become something you both look forward to, and your child will have fond memories for a lifetime.

Our guest in this video is Arileña Morgan, preschool teacher at Escuela Michael in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Arileña explains how puppetry and storytelling tap into children’s natural curiosity–even at a very early age–and get them to listen and learn.

Storytelling Helps Young Minds Grow

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